Knoxville Festivals – Tennessee

Your festival event guide for the Knoxville, Tennessee Area, including Anderson, Blout, Knox and Sevier Counties.

Welcome to a comprehensive festival listing page and guide for Knoxville, Tennessee and the greater area. Once area festivals are confirmed on the main Tennessee Festival Schedule, they are copied over to this page to make it easier to plan your weekend festival adventures. Please keep in mind that you should not see area festivals that have been canceled or have not yet been confirmed.

Other areas of Tennessee with a Festival Schedule Page are Memphis and Nashville.

Otherwise, for other areas of the state or all of Tennessee, please refer back to the Tennessee Festival Schedule.

Festivals listed here include music festivals, art festivals, food festivals, town festivals, church festivals, cultural festivals and more, but they do not include craft shows, machinery shows, bazaars, county fairs and some other events. Feel free to contact me if you have a question about your event.


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2021 Knoxville Festival Schedule

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While I am doing my best to update festival postponement dates, cancellations or note alternative versions, some festivals listed as going on may have been canceled or changed without my knowledge.

Always check festival information before attending as things are constantly changing and I know what it’s like to arrive at a festival location and find nothing.

Stay strong, be safe and let’s festival on together!



10/7-10/10 – Gatlinburg Craftmen’s Fall Craft Fair I – Gatlinburg
10/9-10/10 – Tennessee Medieval Faire II – Harriman

10/11-10/17 – Gatlinburg Craftmen’s Fall Craft Fair II – Gatlinburg
10/14-10/16 – Windrock Fall Jamboree – Oliver Springs
10/16 – October Sky Festival – Oliver Springs
10/16-10/17 – Tennessee Medieval Faire III – Harriman

10/18-10/24 – Gatlinburg Craftmen’s Fall Craft Fair III – Gatlinburg


11/6-11/7 – Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas I – Pigeon Forge

11/8-11/14 – Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas II – Pigeon Forge
11/11 – Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff – Gatlinburg

11/15-11/21 – Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas III – Pigeon Forge

11/22-11/28 – Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas IV – Pigeon Forge

11/29-12/5 – Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas V – Pigeon Forge


12/6-12/12 – Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas VI – Pigeon Forge

12/13-12/19 – Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas VII – Pigeon Forge

12/20-12/26 – Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas VIII – Pigeon Forge

12/27-1/2 – Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas IX – Pigeon Forge
12/31 – New Year’s Eve Celebration – Gatlinburg

JANUARY (2022)



3/24-3/27 – Big Ears Festival – Knoxville
3/26 – Gazingstock Music+Arts Festival – Pigeon Forge



5/14 – Southern Skies Music Festival – Knoxville


6/4 – KARM Dragon Boat Festival – Knoxville


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